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Who Is that Man?: In Search of the Real Bob Dylan
David Dalton.
 
Publisher: Hyperion
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781401323394
Daedalus Item Code: 44381
 
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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
 
Publisher: Ecco
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061944857
Daedalus Item Code: 44356
 
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The Academy Awards: The Complete Unofficial History
Jim Piazza & Gail Kinn.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781579128784.  Daedalus Item Code: 44157
 
Illustrated with hundreds of film stills, candid photos, and publicity shots, this book is both a handy reference and a detailed history of the annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... (Read More)
 
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Cecil B. DeMille and the Golden Calf
Simon Louvish.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571229000.  Daedalus Item Code: 44395
 
An enduring Hollywood legend, Cecil B. DeMille is remembered—and sometimes reviled—for his grandiose biblical sagas, including Samson and Delilah and his 1956 version of The Ten ... (Read More)
 
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America's Mistress: Eartha Kitt, Her Life and Times
John L. Williams.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857385758.  Daedalus Item Code: 44405
 
A slim, mixed-race woman with an exotic, angular face and a perpetual purr in her voice, Eartha Kitt seduced 1950s America into thinking that she was, in the words of Orson Welles, "the most exciting ... (Read More)
 
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Jimi Hendrix: A Brother's Story
Leon Hendrix, with Adam Mitchell.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312668815.  Daedalus Item Code: 44346
 
Providing a unique and revealing perspective on "the greatest guitarist of all time" (Rolling Stone), Leon Hendrix takes us back to the days before his older brother's meteoric rise to fame in ... (Read More)
 
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Who I Am: A Memoir
Pete Townshend.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062127242.  Daedalus Item Code: 44380
 
One of the greatest rock 'n' roll guitarists of all time, and the creative force behind one of the greatest rock bands of all time, Pete Townshend is renowned for his dedication to music, for writing ... (Read More)
 
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Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him
David Henry & Joe Henry.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616200787.  Daedalus Item Code: 43844
 
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential performers of the later 20th century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever, argue the authors of this revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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This Land Is Your Land: Woody Guthrie and the Journey of an American Folk Song
Robert Santelli.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762443284.  Daedalus Item Code: 43888
 
Written in 1940 as a riposte to Irving Berlin's "God Bless America," Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" later became a hit, then a point of controversy, and finally the most iconic folk song in ... (Read More)
 
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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington
Terry Teachout.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592407491.  Daedalus Item Code: 44330
 
The author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, as well as a cultural critic, playwright, and musician, Terry Teachout offers this major biography of a singular musical figure. Edward Kennedy ... (Read More)
 
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Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff
Mr. Carson, intro.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781250066329.  Daedalus Item Code: 49532
 
The household staff in the hugely popular Masterpiece television series Downton Abbey carries out their duties with dignity, finesse, and pride. Yet how did such workers learn the correct way ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians, and Other Fans Remember
Penelope Rowlands.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616203504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43842
 
The arrival of the Beatles in America in February 1964 was, for millions, an unforgettable cultural touchstone. For biographer and cultural critic Penelope Rowlands—captured in an iconic photograph ... (Read More)
 
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Barrett Tagliarino. John Nicholson, instructor.
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3. The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Thad Carhart.
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4. The Sound of Music Family Scrapbook with DVD: The Inside Story of the Beloved Movie Musical, Revealed by the Actors Who Starred as the Von Trapp Children
Fred Bronson.
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5. Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff
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6. Musical Instruments Gift Wrap: 12 Large Sheets of High-Quality Gift Wrapping Paper
Pepin van Roojen.
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7. Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
Jennifer Homans.
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8. Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks
Dick Cavett. Jimmy Fallon, foreword.
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9. The Looney Tunes Treasury: Includes Amazing Interactive Treasures from the Warner Bros. Vault!
Andrew Farago. Ruth Clampett, foreword.
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10. Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History
Yunte Huang.
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